Ohio Fair Housing Advocates Oppose the Administration’s Attempt to Gut Core Civil Rights Protection

HUD proposes rule that would expose people of color, women, families with children, people of faith, people with disabilities, and other communities to discrimination Ohio fair housing advocates are condemning a proposed rule recently published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would destroy a key civil rights tool under the Fair…

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Leaders Across the State to Gather for Ohio Fair Housing Summit Featuring New York Times Best Selling Author Richard Rothstein

The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council are hosting the Ohio Fair Housing Summit on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Toledo, OH. The all-day summit will draw stakeholders from various sectors across the state to highlight the role of fair housing in fostering…

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Local Disability Groups Collaborate with TARTA to Make Franklin Park Mall More Accessible

Disability advocates from local groups including The Ability Center, The Fair Housing Center, Toledo Lucas County Commission on Disabilities, and Community Advocates for Transportation Rights (CATR) came together for a press conference to announce a new TARTA bus stop located near Charming Charlie at Franklin Park Mall on August 20. This achievement is a culmination…

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Lawsuit Accuses Bank of America of Neglecting Foreclosed Homes in Toledo and 36 Other Cities Across the U.S.

The Fair Housing Center joined the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), 18 other fair housing organizations, and two homeowners in Maryland to file a federal lawsuit against Bank of America, N.A., Bank of America Corp., and Safeguard Properties Management, LLC (“Bank of America/Safeguard”). The lawsuit alleges Defendants intentionally failed to provide routine exterior maintenance and…

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